December 15, 2017

OK Woman Charged with Filing Workers’ Comp Claim Using Stolen Identity

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Oklahoma City, OK – Attorney General Scott Pruitt recently announced two counts of false personation against a Glenpool woman. Araceli Montoya, 35, is believed to have falsely used someone else’s name, date of birth and social security number to create a social security card, permanent resident card and complete other employment…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Ancillary Acquisition!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some acquisition news with HOMELINK’s recent announcement that it has acquired myMatrixx’s ancillary business. The move is designed to allow both companies to continue focusing on their core businesses, and as a result, HOMELINK will begin servicing…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 10/27/16

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. The road to success has many obstacles Sedgwick Connection Industry Needs to Address Gaps in Workers’ Compensation, AMCOMP Panelists Say Insurance Journal Can You Stand It? The GB Journal Editor’s Note: These links lead to outside news sources. We… [Continue Reading]

HOMELINK Assumes myMatrixx Ancillary Service Business

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Waterloo, IA – HOMELINK and myMatrixx recently announced a strategic decision to move the myMatrixx ancillary business to HOMELINK in an effort to allow both companies to focus on their core business. As a result, HOMELINK will begin servicing all myMatrixx ancillary business while myMatrixx continues to service its pharmacy business…[Continue Reading]

Windham Group Launches New Workers’ Comp IME Company, Logical IME

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Manchester, NH – The Windham Group has launched Logical IME, a new independent medical examination company serving workers’ compensation payers. “We have created a simple, comprehensive, time-saving, and price-transparent IME experience for claims professionals,” said Logical IME President Jim Lovett. Conducted…[Continue Reading]

MEMIC Leads in Educating Workers’ Compensation Professionals

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Portland, ME – Forty three MEMIC employees received their Workers’ Compensation Professional (WCP®) diplomas last week at the American Society of Workers’ Compensation Professionals (AmCOMP) Annual Fall Meeting in New York City. With the addition of 2016’s graduates, a third of the employees at The MEMIC Group…[Continue Reading]

NY Woman Charged with More That $34,000 in Workers’ Comp Fraud

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Albany, NY – New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott recently announced the arrest of a City of Rochester woman on charges she defrauded the workers’ compensation system and stole $34,604 in insurance benefits to which she was not entitled. Valerie Everett, 44, of Lyell Avenue, Rochester, was charged with Grand Larceny…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Wednesday Watching!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the release of a new episode of A.M.BestTV for your viewing pleasure. In this episode, Best’s analysts note U.S. state workers’ compensation funds have benefited from better economic conditions and a hardening in recent years of the overall workers’ comp market…[Continue Reading]

CompLinks: 10/26/16

CompLinks are a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Major Insurer Removes Barriers to Addiction Treatment Good News Work Comp Keep an Eye on the Tramadol: A Global Perspective Evidence Based California Company Says CDI Wrongly Halting Sales of Workers’ Comp Product Insurance Journal Editor’s Note:… [Continue Reading]

A.M. BestTV: Market Changes Drive U.S. Workers’ Comp Business to State Funds

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Oldwick, NJ -(BusinessWire)- In a recently released A.M.BestTV episode, A.M. Best analysts, W. Dolson Smith, senior financial analyst, and Connor Brach, associate analyst, said U.S. state workers’ compensation funds have benefited from better economic conditions and a hardening in recent years of the overall workers’ compensation…[Continue Reading]

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